Ranking the best quarterbacks in NFL history #25. Kurt Warner

25. Kurt Warner: Warner spend 12 seasons in the NFL after going undrafted out of Northern Iowa.  That led him on a round about journey to the NFL by way of the Arena league.  Warner finally made a roster in 1998 at the age of 27, as a backup in the St. Louis Rams organization.  A year later, th Rams No. 1 quarterback Trent Green got injured and Warner got his chance to play.  All he did in his first year as a starter was lead the league in completion percentage (65.1), passer rating (109.2) and touchdown passes (41) while throwing for 4,353 yards.  He followed that up with a solid playoff performance and the Super Bowl MVP after leading the Rams to a 23-16 victory over the Tennessee Titans.  For his efforts, Warner made the Pro Bowl, was First-Team All-Pro and was named the league MVP.  Two years later Warner once again led the league in completion percent (68.7), passer rating (101.4) and touchdowns (36) while also leading the league in passing yards (4,830).  He was named the a Pro Bowler for the third straight year, a First-Team All-Pro and the league MVP by the AP.  In 2008 Warner had another fantastic season while under center with the Arizona Cardinals.  That year, Warner completed 67.1 percent of his passes for 4,583 yards and 30 touchdowns.  Warner led the Cardinals to the Super Bowl where they fell at the hands of the Pittsburgh Steelers in dramatic fashion.  For that season, Warner earned his fourth Pro Bowl selection.

For his career, The two-time MVP completed 65.5 percent of his passes for 32,344 yards and 208 touchdowns.


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